Does Python really follow its philosophy of "Readability counts"?
roy at panix.com
Thu Jan 15 15:20:13 CET 2009
In article <7xwscx6zfo.fsf at ruckus.brouhaha.com>,
Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote:
> basically I think C is evil.
C is not evil. It's a tool. Would you call a hammer evil because it's not
very good at driving screws? C is a very good tool for doing the kind of
thing it was designed for, which is highly efficient, low-level, portable
The fact that C has been used to write all sorts of large-scale
applications doesn't mean that it's good at that kind of stuff. It just
means that all the alternatives suck more than it does for that kind of
If you want evil, look at C++.
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